Frequently asked questions

What do I need to bring on my trip?

Bathers, towel, sun protection and a camera.

Do I need to bring money?

All food is provided but please bring money if you wish to purchase any merchandise or souvenirs.

Do you cater for special dietary requirements?

Absolutely.  Simply advise us of your requirements prior to your departure so our chefs can arrange the appropriate catering.

Can I do the tour if I am pregnant?

Yes, you can participate in all parts of the tour but we do advise that the fast boat through the Horizontal Falls is not suitable for pregnant women.   If you have any concerns, we recommend you seek advice from your doctor.

Are children welcome on the Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures tours?

Children are welcome on all our tours but for safety reasons, guests have to be four years or older.

Are there any age and weight restrictions?

Children must be four years or older.   Due to safety requirements on the Horizontal Falls seaplanes, there is a passenger weight limit of 120kgs.

Can I do the overnight tour from Broome?

Unfortunately the luxury overnight tour is only available from Derby.

How long is the flight to Talbot Bay?

The flight from Broome to Talbot Bay takes approximately 1hr 15 minutes, and from Derby, the flight is approximately 40 minutes.

How do I make payment?

We take credit card (Visa or Mastercard) and Direct Debit.  A surcharge of 1.5% applies for credit card payments.

Do your tours run all year round?

No.  Horizontal Falls is a seasonal attraction, so Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures only operates tours seasonally, and the commencement and conclusion dates are subject to change each year.

Tours will recommence in 2019 on .... for full day Horizontal Falls tours from Broome and on.... 2019 for tours out of Derby.

Please contact us to confirm our seasonal dates within each season.

What are marine park fees?

To ensure the conservation and preservation of the Lalang-garram / Horizontal Falls Marine Park, and to provide opportunities for Dambimangari Traditional Owner employment, fees apply to all visitors.

Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures collects fees on behalf of the marine park’s joint management body comprising the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation & Attractions and the Dambimangari Aboriginal Corporation.

Fees are payable at the time of booking and are as follows:

  • $5.50 per person for day visitors;
  • $17.00 per adult and $7.20 per child (4-12 years inclusive) for overnight stays;
  • $10.50 per passenger older than five (5) years for helicopter or fixed wing scenic flights from the marine park.

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